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Model United Nations: Country Information

UN Member States

UN Member States: On the Record links to pre-set, standard searches for each Member State in UNBISnet, UN-I-QUE, and the Press Release database. Searches available for each Member State include: the key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, and more.

Government Documents

Resources in the Government Documents Department on the second floor of Dacus Library:

Area Handbook Series (Country Studies) (D 101.22:550)

Foreign Relations of the United States (1900 – 1972) (S1. 1)
   Online: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/

A Decade of American Foreign Policy: Basic Documents 1941-1949 (S1.69:415)

United States Participation in the United Nations (1948 – 1991) (S1. 70/8)
   Online 1999 - 2008: http://www.state.gov/p/io/conrpt/partic/

American Foreign Policy (1950 – 1989) (S1. 71/2)

Documents on German Foreign Policy (1918 – 1945) (S1. 82:C)

United States Treaties and other International Agreements (1776 – 1984) (S9. 12)

Information Commons

The following resources can be found at the Information Commons Desk:

- Statesman’s Yearbook

- Time Almanac with Information Please

- The Little Data Book (also available as an ebook)

- Encyclopedia Britannica Book of the Year  

Reference Shelves

Resources in the Reference area behind the Information Commons Desk.

World Almanac and Book of Facts (AY 67. N5 W7)

World History (D section)

Encyclopedia of Nations (G 63 section)

Country customs and cultures (GN 300 section)

Economic History and Conditions (HC section)

Political Science and United Nations Information (J section)

Law of Nations (KZ section)

For additional country information, perform a subject search in the online catalog for specific countries, world politics, united nations, etc.